Kristie Liggin Wilder
Kristie Liggin Wilder

This has been so heartbreaking. I don't think the local government truly understands what actually happens at the shelter in terms of volunteers and advocates saving lives. They may not use that as a measuring stick for success, but they should. I really think there is still too much mentality of "it's just a dog" oozing through our culture in this area. And yes, it's not a child. But if there are a handful of people willing to help get them safe, how about using them to put Douglas...

This has been so heartbreaking. I don't think the local government truly understands what actually happens at the shelter in terms of volunteers and advocates saving lives. They may not use that as a measuring stick for success, but they should. I really think there is still too much mentality of "it's just a dog" oozing through our culture in this area. And yes, it's not a child. But if there are a handful of people willing to help get them safe, how about using them to put Douglas County on the map for the RIGHT reasons. It's just such a shame...

Katherine Hellsten
Katherine Hellsten
  • Kristie Liggin Wilder

Signed. It's ridiculous that they've leapt backwards like that thanks to that jerk. Only those who truly care about animal welfare, and not just pragmatic money saving schemes should be given such a responsibility. Really hope this petition convinces them to drop him!
Also, please also sign and share this if you believe animals should not be tortured and killed for their fur; it looks much better on them, anyway! However futile it may seem, we've gotta do what we can - lives are depending on...

Signed. It's ridiculous that they've leapt backwards like that thanks to that jerk. Only those who truly care about animal welfare, and not just pragmatic money saving schemes should be given such a responsibility. Really hope this petition convinces them to drop him!
Also, please also sign and share this if you believe animals should not be tortured and killed for their fur; it looks much better on them, anyway! However futile it may seem, we've gotta do what we can - lives are depending on it: http://www.causes.com/actions/1736270-petition-stop-the-torture-slaughter-of-animals-for-fashion?recruiter_id=148574724&utm_campaign=own_timeline&utm_medium=wall&utm_source=fb

Eben Broadbent
Eben Broadbent

Thank you Angelica Maria Almeyda! Inti Duce is a angel (although sometimes quite a handful :), I can't imagine our life without him, in the current situation at his previous shelter I'm not sure he would have ever made it to us. What more can we do? Please let us know...

Angelica Maria Almeyda
Angelica Maria Almeyda
  • Eben Broadbent

Carlene ForJacks we do, he is our baby, he has a big brother and he is very happy ;)

Angelica Maria Almeyda
Angelica Maria Almeyda
  • Eben Broadbent

Thank you Cedar !! Kisses from Kai Turbo

Katherine Hellsten
Katherine Hellsten
  • Eben Broadbent

Signed. It's ridiculous that they've leapt backwards like that thanks to that jerk. Only those who truly care about animal welfare, and not just pragmatic money saving schemes should be given such a responsibility. Really hope this petition convinces them to drop him!
Also, please also sign and share this if you believe animals should not be tortured and killed for their fur; it looks much better on them, anyway! However futile it may seem, we've gotta do what we can - lives are depending on...

Signed. It's ridiculous that they've leapt backwards like that thanks to that jerk. Only those who truly care about animal welfare, and not just pragmatic money saving schemes should be given such a responsibility. Really hope this petition convinces them to drop him!
Also, please also sign and share this if you believe animals should not be tortured and killed for their fur; it looks much better on them, anyway! However futile it may seem, we've gotta do what we can - lives are depending on it: http://www.causes.com/actions/1736270-petition-stop-the-torture-slaughter-of-animals-for-fashion?recruiter_id=148574724&utm_campaign=own_timeline&utm_medium=wall&utm_source=fb

Peggy Pruitt
Peggy Pruitt
  • Eben Broadbent

Save our aminals

Glenn N Dansker
Glenn N Dansker

Only the first two sentences of the petition are visible to me. Is it possible to see the rest?

Glenn N Dansker
Glenn N Dansker
  • Glenn N Dansker

Ok Thanks. I'm in.

Angelica Maria Almeyda
Angelica Maria Almeyda
  • Glenn N Dansker

Glenn Dansker thank you for your support !

Carl Pyrdum Jr.
Carl Pyrdum Jr.

I encourage all residents of Douglas County to sign this petition. I was removed from the Animal Control Advisory Board in Douglas County on February 5th for speaking out against Rick Smith and his regressive anti animal welfare agenda. Rick Smith's agenda of animal control first and always to the detriment and death of healthy adoptable animals must be stopped. Rick Smith needs to be stopped and the people of the community are the only ones capable of making that happen. Rick Smith needs to...

I encourage all residents of Douglas County to sign this petition. I was removed from the Animal Control Advisory Board in Douglas County on February 5th for speaking out against Rick Smith and his regressive anti animal welfare agenda. Rick Smith's agenda of animal control first and always to the detriment and death of healthy adoptable animals must be stopped. Rick Smith needs to be stopped and the people of the community are the only ones capable of making that happen. Rick Smith needs to be shown the door, before his record of killing animals in Douglas county rivals his record while in St. Joseph Missouri. The county commissioners of Douglas county need to be made aware that they will be held accountable by the people and they will answer for the gross negligence of hiring this man and allowing him to continue in employment if they do not immediately rectify their mistake. This issue is not going to die. The only thing that is going to die are countless animals who will be sacrificed while politicians play political football with the issue of shelter animals lives and their refusal to admit to their mistake.

Katherine Hellsten
Katherine Hellsten
  • Carl Pyrdum Jr.

Signed. It's ridiculous that they've leapt backwards like that thanks to that jerk. Only those who truly care about animal welfare, and not just pragmatic money saving schemes should be given such a responsibility. Really hope this petition convinces them to drop him!
Also, please also sign and share this if you believe animals should not be tortured and killed for their fur; it looks much better on them, anyway! However futile it may seem, we've gotta do what we can - lives are depending on...

Signed. It's ridiculous that they've leapt backwards like that thanks to that jerk. Only those who truly care about animal welfare, and not just pragmatic money saving schemes should be given such a responsibility. Really hope this petition convinces them to drop him!
Also, please also sign and share this if you believe animals should not be tortured and killed for their fur; it looks much better on them, anyway! However futile it may seem, we've gotta do what we can - lives are depending on it: http://www.causes.com/actions/1736270-petition-stop-the-torture-slaughter-of-animals-for-fashion?recruiter_id=148574724&utm_campaign=own_timeline&utm_medium=wall&utm_source=fb

Loriann Unbewust Ross
Loriann Unbewust Ross
  • Carl Pyrdum Jr.

I've signed and shared from Ladson,SC. This man needs to be working for the prisons and NOT animals RESCUES!!!!

Justin Anthony Couch
Justin Anthony Couch

Y'all voted this individual into office

Donna Agripino
Donna Agripino
  • Justin Anthony Couch

Justin, let me correct you, the commissioners are the ones that hired this man. Smith was not "voted in", and the citizens of Douglas County DID NOT have any say in the matter.

Justin Anthony Couch
Justin Anthony Couch
  • Justin Anthony Couch

Donna but the people that picked him for the position comes from a elected position, so technically he was voted indirectly..

Joey Casey
Joey Casey

our homes are being revalued at 1/3 of what we bought them for, our water is filthy, and now they are coming after our family pets. great job douglas county. when can I re elect all of you, since voting is so important.

Maureen Hauck
Maureen Hauck
  • Joey Casey

i just sent an email to all of the douglas co. commissioners listed by rainbow connections. asked for answers today. advise you get as many douglas co.residents as possible to do the same. call and email. they'll listen if they feel there jobs are on the line. BTW i'm in cherokee co.

Katherine Hellsten
Katherine Hellsten
  • Joey Casey

Signed. It's ridiculous that they've leapt backwards like that thanks to that jerk. Only those who truly care about animal welfare, and not just pragmatic money saving schemes should be given such a responsibility. Really hope this petition convinces them to drop him!
Also, please also sign and share this if you believe animals should not be tortured and killed for their fur; it looks much better on them, anyway! However futile it may seem, we've gotta do what we can - lives are depending on...

Signed. It's ridiculous that they've leapt backwards like that thanks to that jerk. Only those who truly care about animal welfare, and not just pragmatic money saving schemes should be given such a responsibility. Really hope this petition convinces them to drop him!
Also, please also sign and share this if you believe animals should not be tortured and killed for their fur; it looks much better on them, anyway! However futile it may seem, we've gotta do what we can - lives are depending on it: http://www.causes.com/actions/1736270-petition-stop-the-torture-slaughter-of-animals-for-fashion?recruiter_id=148574724&utm_campaign=own_timeline&utm_medium=wall&utm_source=fb

Iris Kern
Iris Kern

Fire the director and save the animals. Clearly, they have more value than he.
How was he hired in the first place? Nothing will change until he is gone.

Angelica Maria Almeyda
Angelica Maria Almeyda
  • Iris Kern

Thank you for your support Iris Kern, the dogs and cats at DCAS really appreciate it!

Anne Grice
Anne Grice

Please speak up against the unacceptable backward intentions of this man who is the services director of Douglas animal shelter. The animals in this shelter deserves to be treated with respect and decent care and this director has a duty of care to ensure that this is delivered. This regressive destructive path that he wants to follow is not only outrageous but is unacceptable in a developed modern society and in a shelter where people have done great compassionate work for their much...

Please speak up against the unacceptable backward intentions of this man who is the services director of Douglas animal shelter. The animals in this shelter deserves to be treated with respect and decent care and this director has a duty of care to ensure that this is delivered. This regressive destructive path that he wants to follow is not only outrageous but is unacceptable in a developed modern society and in a shelter where people have done great compassionate work for their much appreciated guests. Please stop him from engaging in his backward lack of care approach and encourage him to adopt the right and just management of these dear guests.

Angelica Maria Almeyda
Angelica Maria Almeyda
  • Anne Grice

Thank you @Anne Grice! the dogs and cats at DCAS really deserve better!

Teresa Bonelli
Teresa Bonelli

LOS FIRMANTES PEDIMOS UN DIRECTOR DE DOUGLAS COUNTRY CON VERDADERA VOCACION DE SERVICIO Y AYUDA PARA LAS MASCOTAS SIN HOGAR..

Angelica Maria Almeyda
Angelica Maria Almeyda
  • Teresa Bonelli

Gracias Teresa Bonelli !

Luis Augusto Scoss Lopes

Pela Vida Inocente, com Amor e As Bênçãos de Deus!

By The Innocent Life, with Love and The Blesses of God!

Angelica Maria Almeyda
Angelica Maria Almeyda
  • Luis Augusto Scoss Lopes

Muito obrigada Luis Agusto !!

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